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Press Release - Governor Mitt Romney Announces Two New Senior Advisers

January 05, 2007


Kevin Madden (857) 288-6400

Boston, MA – Governor Mitt Romney today announced that Colorado Governor Bill Owens (R-CO) and U.S. Representative Marsha Blackburn (R-TN) will serve as senior advisers to the Romney for President Exploratory Committee, Inc.

Sworn-in as Governor of Colorado in 1999, Governor Owens has demonstrated effective executive leadership. In 2002, the people of his state re-elected Governor Owens with the greatest majority in Colorado history. "I am honored to welcome Governor Owens as a senior adviser to my exploratory committee. In his eight years as Governor of Colorado, he has shown a commitment to finding the kinds of new and innovative solutions that America needs if we are to meet a new generation of challenges," said Governor Romney.

Elected in 2002, Congresswoman Marsha Blackburn has quickly earned a reputation as a problem solver in our nation's capital. Cited as a "rising star" in Congress, she has been a forceful advocate for conservative principles. "With extensive experience in the public and private sectors, Congresswoman Blackburn will provide valuable insight as I move forward," said Governor Romney. "As a rising star among conservative leaders, I am proud that she has joined my exploratory committee as a senior adviser."

Mitt Romney, Press Release - Governor Mitt Romney Announces Two New Senior Advisers Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project

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